Australia: Muslim community says Barnett must do more to stamp out attacks

Muslim leaders say this anti-Islam graffiti appeared near a school in Thornlie.

As the attacks on the Muslim community increase, the Islamic Council of WA say the Barnett government has gone to ground.

At the weekend, two Perth mosques and the Australian Islamic College in Thornlie were targeted with anti-Islamic slogans.

The ABC reported the words “ban Muslims” were spray painted on the school and beer bottles were hurled at a mosque.

Islamic Council of WA spokesperson Abdullah Eshtewi said his group met with the Premier Colin Barnett two weeks ago, but that was it.

“There has been some emotional support, but nothing practical,” he told Fairfax Media.

“Unfortunately the federal and state governments haven’t done much”…

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